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Local fetal alcohol syndrome pioneer wins global award

Chris Bateman

Abstract


The first person to identify and highlight the alarming prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in South Africa and respond with groundbreaking prevention, awareness, and training programmes, Professor Denis Viljoen, has received an international award.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Alcohol, pregnancy, De Aar

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(8):647-648.

Article History

Date submitted: 2012-06-22
Date published: 2012-07-09

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